>Oral Histories Aid
NOTE: The Oral Histories Collection has been migrated to a new system. It is now part of the searchable Archives and Special Collections Online Database and the direct link is: Randall Library Oral History Collection, 1990 - Present. Oral Histories are no longer being put in the list below and are not being updated here. Please update your bookmarks.
Our Oral Histories collection includes over 600 interviews. Click here for the complete list of our online, full-text oral history transcripts.
Major Series of Oral Histories at Randall Library
- Voices of UNCW
Explore the history of Wilmington College and the University of North Carolina at Wilmington from the perspective of current and former faculty, staff, students and others central to the university's origins and development. View the transcripts ->
- Southeast North Carolina
Learn about our diverse seven-county corner of North Carolina. There are interviews with individuals who have lived through momentous changes in regional health care; people who have attended Williston High School and experienced segregation and integration in New Hanover County education; leaders who have served the area as trailblazers in business, government and community service, and much more. View the transcripts ->
Wilmington and its surrounding communities have a rich heritage in the arts, ranging from the performing to the visual arts. View videos of leading artists in this area. Also, see what artists from across North Carolina who have won the "North Carolina Living Treasures" award have to say. View the transcripts ->
What is the role of a chaplain who serves in the United States Armed Forces? Explore our extensive group of interviews with chaplains from all over the country and all branches of the service. Also, visit our interviews with veterans from various points in history, including World War II era, the Vietnam era and more. View the transcripts ->
Student in audiovisual laboratory in Randall Library [ca. 1970s].
If you don't see an online transcript or abstract that you need, contact UNCW Archives or Randall Library Special Collections.
Oral histories not linked here can also be found at World War II: Through the Eyes of the Cape Fear. This website, co-created by Randall Library and the Cape Fear Museum, features digitized images of primary source materials relating to the World War II experiences of veterans and citizens now living in Southeastern North Carolina, including video clips of oral history interviews and transcripts.
Are you a Randall Library visual oral history interviewer?
Complete the online oral history form when you hand in tapes to be processed.
Last Update: December 2, 2008